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De-stressing Tips for College Students

Going away to college is one of the most monumental transitions we can make in life. Leaving the home and family we know and love best, entering a new environment without our tried-and-true mentors to…

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6 Birth Control Questions Answered

You’ve settled into your dorm room and checked out your classes, but there is one more thing you need to do to start the school year right: make sure you can get your birth control! Now that you’re ba…

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5 Life Lessons I Learned From College

As the college commencement season is in full swing, and I receive invitations and graduation announcements, I started reflecting on my own college experience, what that big day meant to me, and wheth…

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10+ Tips For Choosing The Perfect Roomate

It's the spring semester, so many high school students are looking forward to college and living away from their parents for the first time. For many, living in the dorms means living with a roommate …

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7 Clever Money-Saving Hacks For College Students

For those who choose to attend a traditional university, college is a time of mixed blessings. On one hand, you're young and aside from school, have the least amount of responsibility of your entire l…

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Is Romance Dead? Hookup Culture Thinks So

"Romantic goals change from finding boyfriends to finding hook up buddies…a guy we don't actually really like, but we think he is really attractive and hot and good in bed."  -Student at U of Penn …

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Feng Shui for Dorm Rooms

By Erica Sofrina, Speaker, Teacher and Author and Founder of the West Coast Academy of Feng Shui Feng Shui for Dorm Rooms and Back to College Check List Going away to college is often an excitin…

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Helicopter Parents Continue to Hover

When most of us think of helicopter parents, or helicopter parenting in general, our thoughts are relegated to overeager, but undeniably loving and caring, parents trying to “curate” a playdate, or in…

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Boomerang Kids

After my son graduated, someone said, “Now I feel sorry for you. Your empty nest will soon be filled to the brim.” I honestly did not know what he was talking about. At the time, it seemed like a rude…

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An Eco-Wish For Graduates

My son graduated college last weekend. Sitting in the audience among a newly-minted sea of graduates and their families, I listened to speaker after speaker impart pearls of wisdom to the graduates. T…

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